The table below looks at the statistics for Elasticsearch skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Elasticsearch over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Elasticsearch
Rank 495 504 540
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +36
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 114 87 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.16% 0.030%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.13% 0.92% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 63 11
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£448 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10115 9460 8626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.43% 17.88% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6403 5686 4835
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 367 438
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

Elasticsearch
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Elasticsearch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 102 £450 -5.26% 94
London +24 77 £469 -6.25% 50
City of London +3 16 £485 +7.77% 22
Cardiff +9 11 £395 +31.66%
South Wales +5 11 £395 +31.66%
Wales -3 11 £395 +31.66%
East of England - 7 £475 - 6
South East -18 6 £475 +8.57% 18
South West -5 4 £460 - 9
Croydon - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 - - 1
East Sussex - 4 - - 2
East Midlands - 3 £250 -
Suffolk - 3 £450 -
North East - 2 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 - 3
Essex - 2 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £375 - 1
Somerset - 2 £545 -
Taunton - 2 £545 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
North West -18 1 £300 - 3
Merseyside - 1 £300 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 4
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 6
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 8
Hammersmith - 1 £448 -
Leeds - 1 £325 - 5
Cambridge - 1 - - 3
Gloucester - 1 £375 - 1

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch.

1 145 (56.42%) Java
2 119 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (37.74%) MongoDB
4 82 (31.91%) TDD
5 75 (29.18%) JavaScript
6 71 (27.63%) Linux
7 66 (25.68%) NoSQL
8 63 (24.51%) DevOps
9 60 (23.35%) Hadoop
10 59 (22.96%) Spring
11 57 (22.18%) HTML
12 56 (21.79%) RESTful
12 56 (21.79%) Big Data
13 55 (21.40%) Git (software)
14 52 (20.23%) Python
15 50 (19.46%) Puppet
16 49 (19.07%) jQuery
17 46 (17.90%) Web Services
18 45 (17.51%) Apache Solr
19 44 (17.12%) CSS
20 43 (16.73%) J2EE
20 43 (16.73%) SQL
20 43 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
20 43 (16.73%) Open Source
20 43 (16.73%) Redis
21 42 (16.34%) AngularJS
21 42 (16.34%) MVC
21 42 (16.34%) Scrum
21 42 (16.34%) Lucene
22 41 (15.95%) Jenkins

Elasticsearch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (17.51%) Apache Solr
2 37 (14.40%) Apache
3 31 (12.06%) Tomcat
4 23 (8.95%) Node.js
5 18 (7.00%) Apache Spark
6 10 (3.89%) nginx
7 9 (3.50%) Confluence
7 9 (3.50%) OpenStack
7 9 (3.50%) JBoss
7 9 (3.50%) Mule
8 7 (2.72%) CMS
8 7 (2.72%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.72%) Mule ESB
9 6 (2.33%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.95%) Drupal
11 4 (1.56%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.56%) Jetty
11 4 (1.56%) Alfresco
11 4 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.39%) SPSS
1 1 (0.39%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.39%) Tridion
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (3.50%) GitHub
3 9 (3.50%) OpenShift
3 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.17%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.17%) Heroku
5 3 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.78%) SaaS
7 1 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.28%) HTTP
2 5 (1.95%) Internet
2 5 (1.95%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.56%) DNS
4 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.78%) SMTP
4 2 (0.78%) SNA
4 2 (0.78%) SSH
4 2 (0.78%) OSPF
4 2 (0.78%) BGP
5 1 (0.39%) Firewall
5 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.39%) LDAP
5 1 (0.39%) VPN
5 1 (0.39%) SAN
5 1 (0.39%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (37.74%) MongoDB
2 66 (25.68%) NoSQL
3 60 (23.35%) Hadoop
4 56 (21.79%) Big Data
5 43 (16.73%) Redis
6 38 (14.79%) MySQL
7 31 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (12.06%) Couchbase
8 21 (8.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (7.39%) Triplestore
10 15 (5.84%) Relational Database
11 14 (5.45%) CouchDB
12 13 (5.06%) SQL Server
13 12 (4.67%) Apache Hive
14 11 (4.28%) MarkLogic
15 9 (3.50%) HBase
16 8 (3.11%) RDBMS
16 8 (3.11%) Riak
17 7 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 55 (21.40%) Git (software)
2 41 (15.95%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.78%) JUnit
4 19 (7.39%) Maven
5 15 (5.84%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.28%) Mockito
6 11 (4.28%) JIRA
7 9 (3.50%) WebDriver
7 9 (3.50%) Gradle
8 7 (2.72%) Artifactory
8 7 (2.72%) Subversion
8 7 (2.72%) Mocha
8 7 (2.72%) Gerrit
8 7 (2.72%) Selenium
8 7 (2.72%) TestNG
8 7 (2.72%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.72%) JMeter
9 6 (2.33%) Liquibase
9 6 (2.33%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.95%) Phing
General
1 24 (9.34%) Finance
2 10 (3.89%) Games
2 10 (3.89%) Retail
3 8 (3.11%) Marketing
3 8 (3.11%) Legal
3 8 (3.11%) Advertising
3 8 (3.11%) Publishing
4 7 (2.72%) Banking
5 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 138 (53.70%) Developer
2 59 (22.96%) Java Developer
3 44 (17.12%) Architect
4 28 (10.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 25 (9.73%) Senior Developer
6 21 (8.17%) Java Architect
7 18 (7.00%) .NET Developer
8 12 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.50%) Scala Developer
11 8 (3.11%) PHP Developer
12 7 (2.72%) Lead Architect
12 7 (2.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.72%) AWS Developer
13 6 (2.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 6 (2.33%) Lead Developer
14 5 (1.95%) Data Analyst
14 5 (1.95%) Perl Developer
14 5 (1.95%) Systems Engineer
14 5 (1.95%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (22.96%) Spring
2 57 (22.18%) HTML
3 56 (21.79%) RESTful
4 49 (19.07%) jQuery
5 46 (17.90%) Web Services
6 44 (17.12%) CSS
7 43 (16.73%) J2EE
8 42 (16.34%) Lucene
8 42 (16.34%) AngularJS
9 30 (11.67%) HTML5
10 29 (11.28%) REST
11 27 (10.51%) .NET
12 26 (10.12%) CSS3
13 20 (7.78%) JSON
13 20 (7.78%) Spring MVC
14 19 (7.39%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (7.00%) Hibernate
16 17 (6.61%) ASP.NET
17 16 (6.23%) XML
17 16 (6.23%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.84%) User Experience
1 15 (5.84%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.11%) W3C
2 8 (3.11%) Social Network
3 6 (2.33%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.33%) Semantic Web
3 6 (2.33%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (1.95%) Social Media
4 5 (1.95%) Online Games
5 4 (1.56%) GIS
5 4 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.17%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.78%) Grid Computing
7 2 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 71 (27.63%) Linux
2 38 (14.79%) UNIX
3 12 (4.67%) CentOS
4 9 (3.50%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.72%) Windows
6 6 (2.33%) Android
6 6 (2.33%) Debian
7 5 (1.95%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.39%) Fedora
10 1 (0.39%) HPUX
10 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (31.91%) TDD
3 63 (24.51%) DevOps
4 43 (16.73%) Open Source
5 42 (16.34%) MVC
5 42 (16.34%) Scrum
6 40 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (14.79%) OO
8 37 (14.40%) BDD
9 24 (9.34%) Software Engineering
10 21 (8.17%) SOA
11 19 (7.39%) Analytics
12 18 (7.00%) E-Commerce
13 16 (6.23%) Configuration Management
14 15 (5.84%) Microservices
15 14 (5.45%) RDF
16 13 (5.06%) Data Architecture
17 12 (4.67%) Responsive Web Design
18 11 (4.28%) Unit Testing
19 10 (3.89%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 145 (56.42%) Java
2 75 (29.18%) JavaScript
3 52 (20.23%) Python
4 43 (16.73%) SQL
5 35 (13.62%) Scala
6 33 (12.84%) PHP
7 31 (12.06%) Ruby
8 27 (10.51%) C#
9 25 (9.73%) Perl
10 19 (7.39%) Bash Shell
11 14 (5.45%) SPARQL
12 13 (5.06%) Shell Script
13 9 (3.50%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.33%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.95%) C
15 5 (1.95%) XPath
16 4 (1.56%) Groovy
16 4 (1.56%) XQuery
17 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
17 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.72%) Degree
4 5 (1.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.28%) QA
System Software
1 19 (7.39%) Docker
2 11 (4.28%) Varnish
3 7 (2.72%) Apache Flume
4 6 (2.33%) vCloud
4 6 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.95%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.56%) Squid
7 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 50 (19.46%) Puppet
2 38 (14.79%) Ansible
3 32 (12.45%) Kibana
4 30 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (9.73%) logstash
6 20 (7.78%) Vagrant
7 13 (5.06%) ZABBIX
8 11 (4.28%) Salt
9 9 (3.50%) Nagios
10 7 (2.72%) Apache Shiro
11 6 (2.33%) Rundeck
12 5 (1.95%) Capistrano
12 5 (1.95%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.56%) Cacti
14 2 (0.78%) OSSEC
14 2 (0.78%) Oozie
14 2 (0.78%) Check_MK
14 2 (0.78%) Mesos
15 1 (0.39%) Graphite
15 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 23 (8.95%) Oracle
2 14 (5.45%) Red Hat
3 13 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.28%) VMware
5 9 (3.50%) Google
5 9 (3.50%) Rackspace
6 8 (3.11%) Splunk
7 6 (2.33%) IBM
7 6 (2.33%) New Relic
8 5 (1.95%) Pega
8 5 (1.95%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.56%) Twitter
9 4 (1.56%) Tableau
9 4 (1.56%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.56%) Zend
9 4 (1.56%) ESRI
9 4 (1.56%) Sun
10 3 (1.17%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.17%) EPiServer
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